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Definition 1: a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for add in the sense of this definition

(add is a kind of ...) a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease

(add is a part of ...) a condition characterized by excessive restlessness and movement

Definition 2: make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of - [verb of change]

Samples where add or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We added two students to that dorm room
  • She added a personal note to her letter
  • Add insult to injury
  • Add some extra plates to the dinner table

(add is a kind of ...) become bigger or greater in amount

"The amount of work increased"

(... is a kind of add ) insert punctuation marks into

(... is a kind of add ) add by linking or joining so as to form a chain or series

"concatenate terms" "concatenate characters"

(... is a kind of add ) add as if on a string

"string these ideas together" "string up these songs and you'll have a musical"

(... is a kind of add ) put or add together

"combine resources"

(... is a kind of add ) add milk to

"milk the tea"

(... is a kind of add ) add nutrients to

"fortified milk"

(... is a kind of add ) provide with or construct with studs

"stud the wall"

(... is a kind of add ) provide with buttons

"button a shirt"

(... is a kind of add ) make wealthy or richer

"the oil boom enriched a lot of local people"

(... is a kind of add ) add as a supplement to what seems insufficient

"supplement your diet"

(... is a kind of add ) insert (days) in a calendar

(... is a kind of add ) put a welt on

"welt the shoes"

(... is a kind of add ) to introduce (a new aspect or element)

"He injected new life into the performance"

(... is a kind of add ) add a modifier to a constituent

(... is a kind of add ) make unnecessary additions to what is already complete

(... is a kind of add ) attach or add

"I adjoin a copy of your my lawyer's letter"

(... is a kind of add ) add by mixing or blending on or attaching

"work in the butter and the dough will get the right consistency" "In his speech, the presidential candidate worked in a lot of learned words"

(... is a kind of add ) make an addition

"Let's add on to this"

(... is a kind of add ) add as part of something else; put in as part of a set, group, or category

"We must include this chemical element in the group"

(... is a kind of add ) add as an additional element or part

"mix water into the drink"

(... is a kind of add ) add to something existing

"She put on a sun room"

(... is a kind of add ) introduce the butyl group into a chemical compound

(... is a kind of add ) add to the odometer

"He put on 1,000 miles on this trip"

(add has a similar meaning as ...) constitute an addition

"This paper will add to her reputation"

Definition 3: make an addition by combining numbers - [verb of cognition]

Samples where add or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Add 27 and 49, please!

Synonyms for add in the sense of this definition

(add is a kind of ...) make a mathematical calculation or computation

(... is a kind of add ) add a column of numbers

(add has a similar meaning as ...) determine the sum of

"Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town"

(add belongs to category ...) the branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations

Definition 4: determine the sum of - [verb of communication]

Samples where add or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town

Synonyms for add in the sense of this definition

(add is a kind of ...) determine the number or amount of

"Can you count the books on your shelf?" "Count your change"

(add has a similar meaning as ...) make an addition by combining numbers

"Add 27 and 49, please!"

Definition 5: state or say further - [verb of communication]

Samples where add or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • `It doesn't matter,' he supplied

Synonyms for add in the sense of this definition

(add is a kind of ...) express in words

"He said that he wanted to marry her" "tell me what is bothering you" "state your opinion" "state your name"

(... is a kind of add ) insert casually

"She slipped in a reference to her own work"

(... is a kind of add ) add casually to a conversation

"`I don't agree with this,' she tossed in"

Definition 6: bestow a quality on - [verb of possession]

Samples where add or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company
  • The music added a lot to the play
  • She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings
  • This adds a light note to the program

Synonyms for add in the sense of this definition

(add is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(... is a kind of add ) be a contributing factor

"make things factor into a company's profitability"

(... is a kind of add ) impart gradually

"Her presence instilled faith into the children" "transfuse love of music into the students"

(... is a kind of add ) impart a cheap brightness to

"his tinseled image of Hollywood"

(... is a kind of add ) add as an extra or as a gratuity

Definition 7: constitute an addition - [verb of stative]

Samples where add or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This paper will add to her reputation

(add is a kind of ...) to compose or represent

"This wall forms the background of the stage setting" "The branches made a roof" "This makes a fine introduction"

(add has a similar meaning as ...) make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of

"We added two students to that dorm room" "She added a personal note to her letter" "Add insult to injury" "Add some extra plates to the dinner table"

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